Originally from Eldorado, IL, Madeline Rogers earned a Masters in Music from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music as a student of André Watts. While attending IU, Ms. Rogers also studied vocal performance with Patricia Havranek and performed collaboratively under the instruction of Dr. Charles Prestinari.
Ms. Rogers is currently in her final year of doctoral studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with Dr. Paul Barnes and is an accomplished solo and collaborative performer in the US and abroad. She is frequently requested to collaborate with other faculty and guest artists, most recently collaborating with faculty from various campuses across Nebraska to present a program of music inspired by Shakespeare at Churchill College in Cambridge, UK. Other international performances include collaboration with Maestro Andrea Grassi in 2017, in lectures pertaining to his Henle Urtext edition of the clarinet music of Brahms. In 2019, Ms. Rogers was selected as a graduate winner of UNL’s Concerto Competition, culminating in a performance of Chopin’s F-minor Concerto with the UNL Symphony Orchestra.
Ms. Rogers is an experienced instructor, having taught in both private studio and class piano settings since 2010. She currently serves as studio assistant to Dr. Barnes and frequently instructs collegiate pianists in applied lessons as well as piano literature class.